Atlas Copco Scholarship

This scholarship allows the winner to spend a week of work experience with Atlas Copco in Australia, followed by two weeks with Atlas Copco in Sweden.

Applications for the 2015 Atlas Copco Scholarship are now closed.

Applications for the 2016 Travel Scholarship will open in November 2015.

The Scholarship recipient will receive one week with Atlas Copco in Australia to experience first-hand Atlas Copco's alliances with the Australian mining industry.

The recipient will also spend one week in Sweden at the production facilities in Orebro, with Atlas Copco's R&D marketing teams. After this total product overview, the winner will spend the second week visiting Swedish mine sites.

The scholarship is open only to AusIMM Student members studying at Australian, New Zealand and Papua New Guinean universities in the final two years of their Bachelor's Degree in technical courses of relevance to the minerals industry.

2015 Winner

Photo:Rahel Abebe

Rahel is currently completing a Bachelor of Mining Engineering (Honours) at Federation University in Ballarat, Victoria.

She is originally from Ethiopia, having arrived as a refugee in 1996. Rahel completed a Bachelor of Science at The University of Melbourne before commencing her studies in mining engineering. She has been involved in Women in Resources Victoria (WIRV), the AusIMM Melbourne Student Chapter and attended the 2015 New Leaders Conference and International Mining Games in Kalgoorlie.

Rahel is involved in the Melbourne City Mission as a volunteer tutor for financially disadvantaged students as well as having worked within the VCAL program aiding students who support with their learning and/or social skills. Rahel is the Student Representative on Engineers Industry Advisory Group (E.I.A.G).

Rahel received the AusIMM Victoria Women’s Auxiliary Award in 2013.

Past Winners

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